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Listening Sayings and Proverbs

 

 A good listener is a silent flatterer.
-Anonymous

Being listened to and heard is one of the greatest desires of the human heart.
-Richard Carlson

If you canít hear you will feel.
-
Caribbean Proverb

Hear my children the instruction of a father, and give attention to know understanding.
-
Proverbs 4:1

A good listener is not someone with nothing to say.   

Listen twice before you speak once.
- Scottish Proverb

To appear wise, one must talk;
To be wise, one must listen.

-Anonymous

He who answers a matter before he hears it, Is folly and shame to him.
- Proverbs 18:13

Some people are easily entertained.
All you have to do is sit and listen to them.
- Anonymous

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
- Arab proverb

When we talk we learn what we already know,
When we listen, we have a chance to learn something new.

- Lyman Steil (Founder, International Listening Association)

Listen to counsel and receive instruction,
That you may be wise in your latter days.

- Proverbs 19:20

No one ever listened themselves out of a job.
- Calvin Coolidge

History repeats itself because no one listens the first time.
-Anonymous

Bore, n.: A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
- Marcel Archard

Conversation: a vocal competition in which the one who is catching his breath is called the listener. 

The beginning of wisdom is silence.  The second stage is listening.- A Hebrew sage

If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say, talk in your sleep.
- Anonymous

He that speaks, sows;
He that hears, reaps.

When no one is willing to listen to you. THINK.
- Anonymous

All the world loves a listener.
- Anonymous

If you listen you will hear
if you look, you will see,
If you touch you will feel
If you try you will be.

- Anonymous

Some of the listening sayings were assembled by Barbara Nixon & Kevin Nixon at
Listening_Quotations@topica.email-publisher.com

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf
-Proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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